The independent resource on global security

Research

SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and tries to control them.

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Recently updated Armament and disarmament projects

Museum of Science and Industry in Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945

SIPRI works to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction, particularly biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.

Checking exports from ship and truck in shipyard

SIPRI promotes dual-use and arms trade controls through research, publications, seminars and capacity-building activities.

3d printer

SIPRI surveys the current state of various emerging military technologies.

SIPRI looks at the most important consequences of insecurity and tries to minimize them.

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Recently updated Conflict and peace projects

Cargo ship at sea

SIPRI focuses on the sea and air transport of conflict-sensitive commodity flows and smuggling activities.

Map of Asia

SIPRI looks at security issues and development opportunities in Asia.

Map of Europe

SIPRI analyses the state of European security and how it is changing.

SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity and tries to develop paths to sustainable peace.

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Recently updated Peace and development projects

Slums and high-rise buildings in Manila, Philippines

SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.     

San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, Chile

SIPRI looks at the effects of climate change on peace and security.

A women's health group at the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan, 2012

SIPRI looks at the negative effects of exclusion on peace and development and the positive benefits of inclusion.